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On This Date in Legal History

Chae Chan Ping, a Chinese immigrant, lived and worked as a laborer in San Francisco from 1875 until 1887. In 1887 he returned to China for a visit. Prior to leaving he obtained a certificate that confirmed his right to re-enter … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On May 6, 1882, President Chester A. Arthur approved the Chinese Exclusion Act. You can view the original document at http://1.usa.gov/1mzgAVr, and learn how this law restricted Chinese immigration by visiting our Pinterest page at https://goo.gl/pEVlSq.

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On This Date in Legal History

In March 1897 the case of United States v. Wong Kim Ark was argued before the United States Supreme Court. The following facts were presented– Wong Kim Ark was born in San Francisco in 1873, and he continuously maintained a residence there. … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On March 5, 1897, United States v. Wong Kim Ark was argued before the Supreme Court. The following facts were presented– Wong Kim Ark was born in San Francisco in 1873, and he continuously maintained a residence there. When he was around … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

A Chinese immigrant, Chae Chan Ping, lived and worked as a laborer in San Francisco from 1875 until 1887. In 1887 he returned to China for a visit. Prior to leaving he obtained a certificate that confirmed his right to … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On May 6, 1882, President Chester A. Arthur approved the Chinese Exclusion Act. You can view the original document at http://1.usa.gov/1mzgAVr, and learn how this law restricted Chinese immigration by visiting our Pinterest page @ https://goo.gl/pEVlSq.

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On This Date in Legal History

In March 1897 the case of United States v. Wong Kim Ark was argued before the United States Supreme Court. The following facts were presented– Wong Kim Ark was born in San Francisco in 1873, and he continuously maintained a residence … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On March 5, 1897, United States v. Wong Kim Ark was argued before the Supreme Court. The following facts were presented– Wong Kim Ark was born in San Francisco in 1873, and he continuously maintained a residence there. When he … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1882 the Chinese Exclusion Act was approved. You can view the original document @ http://1.usa.gov/1mzgAVr,  and learn how this law restricted Chinese immigration by visiting our Pinterest page @ www.pinterest.com/LawsuitGame.

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Chinese Exclusion Act

Take a look at our latest Pinterest page regarding the Chinese Exclusion Act @ http://bit.ly/1bpavpX.

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On This Date in Legal History

For 12 years Chae Chan Ping, a Chinese immigrant, lived and worked as a laborer in San Francisco. In 1887 he returned to China for a visit. Prior to leaving the States he obtained a certificate that confirmed his right … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1897, United States v. Wong Kim Ark was argued before the Supreme Court of the United States. The following facts were presented– Won King Ark was born in San Francisco in 1873, and he continuously maintained … Continue reading

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Chinese Were At One Time Denied the Right to Practice Law

Hong Yen Chang was a Chinese immigrant who graduated from Columbia Law School in 1886, and was admitted to the New York bar in 1888.  He wanted to practice law in California as well, so he filed a motion to … Continue reading

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The Chinese Exclusion Act

On this date in 1882, President Chester A. Arthur signed into law the Chinese Exclusion Act.   The Act was meant to restrict immigration from China, so immigrants couldn’t compete for American jobs.  It took until the passage of the Immigration … Continue reading

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